2020 unit offering information will be available in September 2019
Prepares students for speech pathology practice in working with adult and paediatric clients with acquired and developmental speech disorders associated with motor/sensory neurological impairment. Students will demonstrate clinical reasoning within decision-making by applying knowledge and skills in the context of frameworks such as the International Classification of Functioning, Disability & Health and Evidence-based practice (EBP).
The unit will be divided into two core modules:
- Assessment and intervention for adults with motor/sensory speech disorders
- Assessment and intervention for children with motor/sensory speech disorders
Learning outcomes and graduate attributes
|On completion of this unit, students should be able to:||GA1||GA2||GA3||GA4||GA5||GA6||GA7|
|1||develop and evaluate speech pathology assessment protocols for use with adults with acquired motor speech disorders||Intellectual rigour||Knowledge of a discipline|
|2||analyse, synthesise, and interpret speech pathology assessment data relating to adults with acquired motor speech disorders||Intellectual rigour||Knowledge of a discipline|
|3||plan and justify holistic speech pathology interventions for adults with acquired motor speech disorders||Intellectual rigour||Ethical practice||Knowledge of a discipline|
|4||plan and justify holistic speech pathology interventions for children with motor/sensory speech disorders.||Intellectual rigour||Ethical practice||Knowledge of a discipline|
- Yorkston, KM, Beukelman, DR, Strand, EA & Hakel, M, 2010, Management of motor speech disorders in children and adults, 3rd edn, Pro.Ed, Texas. ISBN: 9781416404347.
Teaching and assessment
Commonwealth Supported courses
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Commencing 2020 Commonwealth Supported only. Student contribution band: 2
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